The film gives voice to a number of Moroccan women in their attempt to develop new female emancipatory visions. Which vocabularies and sources do Moroccan women’s organizations make use of? How do Moroccan women today appropriate and / or reinterpret religious and other cultural traditions so as to underpin women’s participation and rights? Is there or isn’t there a cooperative spirit among women in Morocco that may serve other communities? Presentation of the documentary ‘Women Today: Morocco 2013’ summarizing the results of the NWO project ‘Women & Islam: New Perspectives’, by film director Nuria Andreu and project leader Karen Vintges.
After the screening there will be a debate with Fatima Sadiqi, Moha Ennaji –
both from the University of Fes – and Aziza Ouguir, who are interviewed in the
The film is in English, with Dutch subtitles.
Research team ‘Women & Islam: New Perspectives’ Universiteit van Amsterdam: Dr. K.V.Q. Vintges / Prof. R. Peters / PhD candidate A. Ouguir Rijksuniversiteit Groningen: Dr. M.W. Buitelaar / Prof. T.H. Zock / PhD candidate F. Ballah University of Fes / Morocco: Prof. F. Sadiqi, Prof. M. Ennaji
Adres: Doelenzaal - Universiteitsbibliotheek, Singel 425, Amsterdam